MPD Formally Charges Attempted Robbery Suspect

Meridian, Miss. The Meridian Police Department has officially charged an 18-year old with attempting to rob a local store.

Detective Dareall Thompson says 18-year old Demarcus Smith is being charged with the attempted armed robbery of the Mr. Discount store on 14th Street in Meridian. Thompson says when the suspect attempted to rob the clerk on Friday night, a store security guard captured him.

Smith's bond has been set at $50,000.